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Old 03-09-2004, 11:52 PM   #1
shalin
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how to create .rpm package


hi all,

i want to create .rpm package from source file, anybody pls tell me how to proceed..

thanks in advance
 
Old 07-13-2004, 10:12 AM   #2
Relja
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I'm new to this, but I've built my first rpm today and it works.

It should work if you have a complete source package, you know, with
./configure;make;make install
working, because I think that when you execute the command for building rpm the output is the same as when running ./configure;make

Look at (that's all I needed for making my rpm):
http://www.mandrakelinux.com/howtos/mdk-rpm/

They say:
"The binary rpm you will build for Mandrakelinux may not work across the distributions, although Mandrake makes everything possible to stay compatible with Red Hat."
I don't know if my rpm works on Red Hat... I know it works on Mandrake...
 
  


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